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Art and politics in the Weimar period

John Willett

Art and politics in the Weimar period

the new sobriety, 1917-1933

by John Willett

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Published by Da Capo Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art and state -- Germany.,
  • Germany -- Politics and government -- 1918-1933.,
  • Germany -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.,
  • Germany -- Cultural policy -- History -- 20thcentury.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Willett.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDD240
    The Physical Object
    Pagination272 p. :
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22265729M
    ISBN 100306807246

    NEARLY a century has passed but the Janus face of the Weimar Republic appals and attracts as much as ever. On the one side, hyperinflation, mass unemployment and political assassination; on the. The Weimar Republic () was full of contradictions, political tension rising alongside artistic and societal revolutions, and all captured stunningly in German art from the era. ().

    Introduction to the Visual Essay. Weimar Germany was a center of artistic innovation, great creativity, and considerable experimentation. Article of the Weimar Constitution gave every German “the right, within the limits of the general laws, to express his opinion freely by word, in writing, in print, in picture form, or in any other way.”.   US politics Business Tech Science Magic Realism: Art in Weimar Germany review – sex, death and decadence Magic Realism: Art in Weimar Germany is at Tate Modern, London.

      Bracher's "The German Dictatorship" is interesting on the failure of Weimar to stem Nazism, not least because of the Weimar constitution. You don't make clear whether you want to look into the history and/or culture and/or politics of Weimar Germany, though, so it's hard to make any definitive recommendation(s).   Books Music Art & design TV & radio Stage the Weimar republic is being celebrated in film and literature, music and art. political and economic turbulence during the Weimar period .


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In Art and Politics in the Weimar Period, John Willett provides a brilliant explanation of the aesthetic and political currents which made Germany the Art and politics in the Weimar period book point of a new, down-to-earth, socially committed cultural movement that drew a significant measure of inspiration from revolutionary Russia, left-wing social thought, American technology, and the devastating experience of : John Willett.

In Art and Politics in the Weimar Period, John Willett provides a brilliant explanation of the aesthetic and political currents which made Germany the focal point of a new, down-to-earth, socially committed cultural movement that drew a significant measure of inspiration from revolutionary Russia, left-wing social thought, American technology, and /5.

Art & Politics in the Weimar Period: The New Sobriety, Paperback – Aug Find all the books, read about the author, and by: The new sobriety Art and politics in the Weimar period Hardcover – January 1, byCited by: Art and politics in the Weimar period: the new sobriety, John Willett Snippet view -   In Art and Politics in the Weimar Period, John Willett provides a brilliant explanation of the aesthetic and political currents which made Germany the focal point of a new, down-to-earth, socially committed cultural movement that drew a significant measure of inspiration from revolutionary Russia, left-wing social thought, American technology, and the devastating experience of war/5(33).

Willett argues, in fact, that the New Sobriety's existence in Weimar was bound up with the very conditions that led to Fascism and, thus, to its own downfall; and this is the sense in which his book is a study of the relation between art and politics.

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Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Art and politics in the Weimar period by John Willett, John Willett; 4 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Art and state, Cultural policy, History, Intellectual life, Politics and government; Places: Germany; Times:20th century.

Seeing Red. Art and Politics in the Weimar Period, by John Willett. Pantheon. Illustrated. $ John Willett, once an editor of the London Times Literary Supplement, is a Brecht scholar of whom one has the right to expect something of interest on the subject of this book—and, indeed, the book has been in general well received by the reviewers.

In Art and Politics in the Weimar Period, John Willett provides a brilliant explanation of the aesthetic and political currents which made Germany the focal point of a new, down-to-earth, socially committed cultural movement that drew a significant measure of inspiration from revolutionary Russia, left-wing social thought, American technology, and the devastating experience of war.

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Magical Realism: Theory, History, Community. Durham and London: Duke University Press. The most influential art movement of the period was Bauhaus. Pioneered by the architect Walter Gropius, Bauhaus was the name of an art school located in the city of Weimar.

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InHindenburg, who was a proud, self-assured general officer, was subpoenaed to appear before the Reichstag commission, which can be thought of as Germany’s Congress.

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